Washington State Orchard Workers Are New COVID-19 Hotspots; Consolidation of Fruit Production Paved the Way

June 1, 2020 (EIRNS) — In recent decades, 68 percent of all U.S. apple production for fresh consumption came to be concentrated in Washington state, as the national food system was consolidated in ways to serve Wall Street profiteering off both the farmers and consumers. Yakima County produces more apples than any other county inContinue reading “Washington State Orchard Workers Are New COVID-19 Hotspots; Consolidation of Fruit Production Paved the Way”

Food and COVID — The Schiller Institute Releases an Emergency Call on May 23, 2020 —

STOP THE HUNGER PANDEMIC! SAVE FARMERS, DELIVER THE FOOD by Marcia Baker The world death rate from famine this year could reach 300,000 people a day, unless we mount a food mobilization to stop it. This threat far exceeds the 315,000 death toll so far from COVID-19. We face a hunger pandemic “of biblical proportions,”Continue reading “Food and COVID — The Schiller Institute Releases an Emergency Call on May 23, 2020 —”